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Athletics Personnel Take One (After Another) for Their ‘Miracle’ Team

Marc E. Bridgens, dean of construction and design technologies – who recently was on the other side of a pie toss for charity – exacts a philanthropic payback.
Marc E. Bridgens, dean of construction and design technologies – who recently was on the other side of a pie toss for charity – exacts a philanthropic payback.
Senior softball player Nicole C. Lo Forno, an applied management major from Glen Mills, puts coach Jackie Klahold on the receiving end of a pitched pie. Looking on in shock and awe are women’s soccer coach John F. McNichol Jr. (standing); Matt J. Blymier, assistant director of athletics/sports information director; and baseball coach Chris H. Howard.
Senior softball player Nicole C. Lo Forno, an applied management major from Glen Mills, puts coach Jackie Klahold on the receiving end of a pitched pie. Looking on in shock and awe are women’s soccer coach John F. McNichol Jr. (standing); Matt J. Blymier, assistant director of athletics/sports information director; and baseball coach Chris H. Howard.
With a unique one-hand-in-pocket delivery, Carolyn R. Strickland, vice president for enrollment management/associate provost, lets Blymier have it.
With a unique one-hand-in-pocket delivery, Carolyn R. Strickland, vice president for enrollment management/associate provost, lets Blymier have it.
Klahold, who also serves as senior women's administrator, undergoes a continued onslaught at the hands of co-worker Scott E. Kennell, director of athletics.
Klahold, who also serves as senior women’s administrator, undergoes a continued onslaught at the hands of co-worker Scott E. Kennell, director of athletics.
Tom A. Zimmerman, associate professor of psychology and faculty athletics representative, connects on a line drive to Howard.
Tom A. Zimmerman, associate professor of psychology and faculty athletics representative, connects on a line drive to Howard.

Penn College’s Athletics Department and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee recently observed “NCAA Division III Week” with a pie-in-the-face fundraiser in the Keystone Dining Room atrium. For $2 each (or $5 for three), with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network, donors could throw pies at their favorite Wildcat administrators or coaches.
Photos by Tia G. La, student photographer